10th International Dementia Conference

    Ireland’s largest annual dementia event

    NMBI Category 1 Approved

    Day 1 (7 CEU’s), Day 2 (6 CEU’s)

    Featuring expert speakers from Ireland and abroad – showcasing best practice nationwide – opportunity to network with 300+ peers – large exhibition hall

    40+ speakers from Ireland, USA, Australia, UK & Europe
    Plenary & Nine Parallel Sessions Day 1 – Four workshops day 2

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    Speakers Include:

    Prof Steven Sabat, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Georgetown University, USA

    Dr Suzanne Timmons, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Lead for the National Dementia Office; Senior Lecturer, Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University College Cork

    Prof Chris Gastmans, Professor of Medical Ethics, Head, Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven, Belgium

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    Moments of Joy

    An evening of music and dance

    Debby Campbell, Glenn Campbell’s daughter, will be coming to Ireland to sing at this anniversary showcase concert that celebrates creativity on the dementia journey. Vintage Youth (Dance Theatre of Ireland’s Seniors Dance Ensemble). the Forget-me-nots Choir and singer songwriter Kate Gallagher will also be performing. Entry is included in all conference tickets, with special discounts for families affected by dementia. The concert takes place in the Helix at 6pm on Day 1 of the conference as part of our 10th anniversary celebrations.

    The concert is sponsored by the Dementia: Understand Together Campaign.

    Conference Advisory Panel

    Matthew Gibb, Acting Director & Senior Social Worker, Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC).

    Dr Patrick Glackin, Area Director of Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development, HSE West.

    Tom Grey, Research Fellow, TrinityHaus.

    Marie Killeen, Strategic Lead – Dementia Understand Together Campaign, Health & Wellbeing, HSE.

    Marie Lynch, Head of Healthcare Programmes, Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF).

    Mary Manning, General Manager, National Dementia Office.

    Sinéad Morrissey, Practice Development Facilitator, Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI).

    Dr Diarmuid O’Shea, Consultant Geriatrician, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Irish Gerontological Society, and Royal College of Practitioners of Ireland.

    Maria Pasiecznik Parsons, Chief Executive, Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN) UK

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    Brought to you by

    Sonas apc

    Academic Partner

    The School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University

    Main Conference Sponsor

    Home Instead Senior Care

    Associate Sponsor

    Homecare Medical

    Evening Concert Sponsor

    Understand Together National Dementia Campaign

    In Association With

    National Dementia Office
    Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)

    Irish Hospice Foundation
    Nursing Homes Ireland

    HSE West